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A world of knowledge

Cover story: RTI International thinks it can continue to flourish by using minds over matters.


Rapid-fire growth

Locked and loaded, Epic Games blasts its way up this year's ranking of private companies.


How top private companies are growing

Top private companies in North Carolina are growing by acquisitions, reinvesting, rebranding, introducing new products and gaining new partners.


Cache a check

Shareholder return is rising faster than CEO compensation, our list shows. And that’s without a nay say-on-pay vote


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Shareholder return is rising faster than CEO compensation, our list shows. And that’s without a nay say-on-pay vote


A slow ride

The tepid growth of the Top 75's market value reflects the recovery's current sluggish pace.


Spring cleaning

Up Front: We redesigned out website, aiming to give readers more news and easier ways to find the magazine's contents.


Regional Report Triangle March 2012

When Bob Geolas was a boy, his father took him to see construction at Research Triangle Park. Now he's the president and CEO of the Research Triangle Park Foundation of North Carolina.


Regional Report Triangle February 2012

Raleigh-based Progress Energy Inc., which plans to eliminate 700-1,000 jobs after its proposed merger with Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp., agreed to sublease 380,000 square feet at Two Progress Plaza to Red Hat Inc. through August 2035.


Out on your own

Cover story: A software CEO evangelizes entrepreneurship, preaching to prisoners that the way to be free is to start your own business.


30 that count

The host of public television’s Carolina Business Review selects the key figures influencing the Tar Heel economy.

Regional Report Triangle August 2011

In June, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. agreed to buy RBC Bank USA, the Raleigh-based retail-banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada, for approximately $3.5 billion.

Legal Elite - Intellectual property

2009 Legal Elite winner: Intellectual Property - David M. Carter, Carter & Schnedler PA, Asheville

Hey, you, get onto my cloud

I’m not a trendsetter, a declaration that will come as no surprise to anyone who has seen the way I dress or noticed which music stations are programmed into my car radio. But I’m way ahead of the other kids on my block when it comes to cloud computing — a concept that deserves your attention.

Regional Report Triangle December 2008

In the 1950s, state government and business leaders feared that too many of North Carolina’s best and brightest were leaving for jobs in other states, which helped keep per capita income among the nation’s lowest. As the decade came to a close, they established Research Triangle Park near Durham, hoping to use the attraction of nearby major universities to lure companies with the kind of jobs that could plug the brain drain.

Christopher Hartnett

Christopher Hartnett doesn’t take a thing for granted.

James Whitehurst

In January, James Whitehurst became president and CEO of Raleigh-based Red Hat Inc.

Joan Myers

In 2007, Joan Myers left after nine years as president and CEO of the North Carolina Technology Association for a job at Cary-based SAS Institute, the world’s largest private software company. Less than a year later, she changed jobs again, this time to work for Fayetteville-based Partnership for Defense Innovation.

Phil Drake

Phil Drake vowed never to go into the tax business.

Regional Report Triad November 2008

Four years ago, Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines called Dell’s decision to build a factory in Forsyth County a “special Christmas present” — one that the city, county and state promised to pay more than $300 million to get.